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Demystifying Values-Based Recruitment

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Location: Perth
Date: 20/09/2017 to 8/11/2017
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In the NDIS environment, many organisations are feeling challenged to find people with the values needed to deliver quality, person-centred support. 

In this series of practical workshops, you will learn how Values-Based Recruitment (VBR) incorporates the assessment of values in the recruitment and candidate selection process, and how to develop and embed VBR in your organisation.

A recent study suggests that organisations taking a values-based approach to recruitment and retention are reaping the rewards. Organisations using a values based approach to recruitment and retention reported:

  • Better staff performance
  • Stronger care values in staff
  • Lower staff turnover
  • A positive return on investment

As a starter, we encourage you to visit the Values Based Recruitment Toolkit on the NDS website.

Event details:

Workshop 1 - Wednesday 20 September 2017, 9.30am - 12.30pm

Covering VBR Toolkit Modules 1 – 4, 7 and VBR Toolkit Resources – Question Bank

1. What is Values-Based Recruitment?
2. Involving people with lived experience
3. VBR Interviews vs competency-based interviews
4. Psychological tools to measure and compare values fit
5. References

Workshop 2 - Tuesday 8 November 2017, 9.30am - 12.30pm

Covering VBR Toolkit Modules 5 – 7 and VBR Toolkit Resources - Individual and Group Simulation Exercises, Assessment Centres and Reference Checking

1. Simulation exercises
2. Assessment centres
3. References


NDS Training Room, 12 Lindsay St, Perth


Early Bird / Multiple Registrations:
Member - $90 / $150
Non Member - $170 / $230

After 30 August 2017:
Member - $120 / $180
Non Member - $200 / $260

Special rate for Workforce Planning Project Participant Organisations: $80 / $140

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Jackie Breasley, Project Officer - Learning and Development WA, 08 9208 9831,